'''Lisa Olson''' is an American sports journalist. Her work has been featured in the anthology, "The Best American Sports Writing". She was previously a sports columnist for the ''New York Daily News
'', and the
first-ever female sports columnist for the ''Sydney Morning Herald
'', where she covered rugby union, Australian rules football, cricket and rugby league. She also was a national columnist for AOL
sports website, and a columnist and the first woman in Sporting News' 120-year history to write the magazine's monthly back page. Olson is a member of the Baseball Writers Association of America and is a Hall of Fame voter. She has covered sports stories in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Japan, China, Australia, South Africa and New Zealand.
In 1990, while working at the ''Boston Herald
'', she was sexually harassed by New England Patriots
football players in the team's locker room. Olson sued the team, and the players she implicated were...